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a kentucky man charged with murder in connection with a crash that killed a couple on new year's eve, was in court this morning.9 on your side's jordan burgess has new information that only adds to the tragedy. according to court documents we got here in kenton county.. someone tried to stop mark huffman from driving right before the crash. but police say he got behind the wheel anyway. anyway. state your name, date of birth mr. huffman.mark huffman pulls himself up to the podium from his wheelchair.you can see his injured wrist from the fatal crash he's accused of causing. huffman who turns 59
murder charges he's facing.. with penalties of 20 to 50 years or life in prison for each.the judge denied huffman the chance for any kind of bond while he's awaiting trial.. citing how serious the charges are against him.police say huffman killed david and ella mcnay in a crash.he's accused of hitting their suv head on while driving on kentucky 17 near pelly road on new year's eve.according to the complaint against huffman filed by police.. they found he had drugs in his system and a blood alcohol level almost three times the legal limit. those documents say multiple people told police huffman was drunk and that one tried to stop him from driving before the crash.according to a go-fund-me page started for the mcnay's.. the couple had two children. children. and the judge ordered huffman to find and pay for his own attorney by his next court date in february saying he wasn't eligible to be represented by the public defender. jordan burgess. 9 on your side.
remembering lauren.students and teachers at milford high school are grieving today, less than 24 hours after a junior was killed in a car crash. crash.9 on your side's kristen swilley joins us there live. counselors from the clermont county crisis team are inside talking to what the principal says is a grieving student body... after lauren wilfong... a junior here... died yesterday. she was driving southbound on glendale milford road when her 2006 toyota solara ran off the right side of the road. police say she overcorrected crossed the middle line and collided head on with another car. she was pronounced dead at bethesda north hospital. the other driver was not hurt. now a community is left to grieve. the school expressing their sympathies to the family on social media along with several of laurens classmates. she had been enrolled in millford schools since eighth grade. principal josh kauffman
lady and fine representative of milford high school." adding they are all grieving and spending today supporting staff and students. principal kauffman says grief counselors may remain here all week. he says a memorial hasnt been planned yet. reporting your side. just about an hour ago, the four men charged in a deadly west chester shooting were back in court. police say the shooting actually started with a robbery. justin koch, demarcus staley, jibril willingham, and rodney foster are all charged with killing tyler kassow earlier this month.investigators say two of the men forced themselves into kassow's home, the other two men waited inside the getaway car. new at noon.police in aurora are looking for 2 men caught on camera who, they say, used stolen credit cards to rack up purchases.investigators say the men in this video used the stolen information to shop at two different stores in the western hills area the day
police at 812-926-1101 if you recognize either of them. here's a first check of your nine first warning forecast. clouds continue to slowly build across the tri-state today. highs top out at 44 this afternoon. light, spotty rain showers will fall tonight into the tuesday morning drive. and the big story going into this weekend is a warmup,
the east coast is just beginning to dig out after the blizzard of 2016. historic snowfall left cities and towns buried.abcs elizabeth hur reports. nats - "snow plow" 80 million people on the east coast.. buried by the blizzard of 2016.. sot -- mos "i was in complete panic mode" now digging out and cleaning up from the record-breaking snow.. that left major cities including philadelphia.. dc and new york city.. paralyzed. sot -- mayor bill de blasio / (d) new york city "a lot of clean up to do and it's still not going to be entirely safe" sot - mayor muriel bowser / (d) washington, dc "we are working very hard *today* to get dc government open...uh...*tomorrow.*" the monster storm dumping feet of snow.. 28 inches in newark..
town in west virginia.. 42 inches! the storm.. so far being blamed for more than 30 deaths.. including a new jersey mom and her one year old son lost to carbon monoxide poisoning in their car.. blocked by snow.. nats the blinding snow.. also created a travel nightmare at the airports.. sot -- tamara wilson / stranded traveler "i just want to get out of here and go home." and on the highways.. sot -- suzy jensen / commuter "we've been stuck in the truck for 13 and a half hours." for some.. the wait was nearly 30 hours before finally heading home after being stuck on the pennsylvania turnpike.. and thousands of flights.. are still canceled or delayed this morning. along the jersey shore.. instead of snow.. residents are dealing with chunks of ice floating down streets.. after powerful waves and high tides flooded entire communities. elizabeth hur oncam close: this storm shattered records in so many cities.. here in new york city.. we came close.. turns out.. we missed breaking the all-time snowfall record.. by one-tenth of an inch. eh, abc
kentucky governor matt bevin is responding to critics who say he shouldn't have left the state, just after declaring a state of emergency due to the snow.this is the photo that first brought it to everybody's attention.it's bevin speaking at a presidential candidate event in new hampshire.bevin's spokesperson says the governor was directly involved in the management of the snow storm. and that he decided things were under control with the weather situation and wanted to keep his commitment.you may remember, thousands of cars were stranded and abandoned along i-75 over the weekend due to the storm. a former butler county sheriff and hamilton city councilman has died from a stroke.richard holzberger was working as the traffic reporter at w-m-o-h... 1450 the ticket... the station confirms his death.holzberger was sheriff from 1988 to 1992. and you can see, the long time former police officer also
around butler county for more than 50 years. stopping the falls.well, not exactly.but there will be less water falling from the u-s side of niagara. new clues.debris washes up in thailand that could help hundreds of families find closure. and when a police officer called for backup, we're guessing shaq isn't exactly what he expected!why the former nba star showed up for a special pickup game. you're watching 9 on your side
a piece of debris that washed ashore in thailand could provide clues in the investigation into missing malaysia airlines flight 370. 370.thai and malaysian officials are looking at the large piece of metal.it hasn't been identified, and already authorities are at odds over whether it's even from a plane at all.flight 370 was flying
march 2014 when it disappeared 239 people on board still their loved ones. niagara falls may soon go dry... dry...the new york parks department wants to divert water from the falls... so they can make some big repairs. it would happen some time in the next two to three years. the proposal includes replacing two stone bridges that allow people and cars to get to goat island.it's not the first time this has happened.the american falls were also slowed to a trickle back in 19-69 to study the effects of erosion. a near miss at the big panthers game was cause for a tri-state player to put his touchdown celebration on pause. most of us have seen the viral video of the d-c zoo's panda frolicking in the snow.but look closer.something's not
super bowl 50 will be a carolina-denver matchup. matchup.the panthers secured thier spot last night with a win over the arizona cardinals. and earlier in the day, the broncos beat the new england patriots, taking peyton manning to what could be his final game.joining manning from the tri-state are derek wolfe and vance walker, and on the panthers' side, andrew norwell and luke kuechly. one fan trying to high five kuechly yesterday got even closer than he probably expected.watch as he falls right over the wall onto the ground!ouch!kuechly put his touchdown celebration on pause to check on the fan and make sure he was okay. from football to basketball. former n-b-a star and sometimes reserve police officer shaquille o'neal surprised a group of teens in florida... by joining them in a pick-up basketball game. shaq heard the story about a gainesville cop who decided to shoot hoops with the kids instead of reprimanding them for a noise complaint.
legend showed up in the neighborhood with that officer to take them on again. gainesville p-d says shaq asked them to keep his visit quiet... to surprise both the kids and the officer. one of the most popular videos on social media over the past few days is this video of a panda bear at the national zoo enjoying the snow.people have been sharing the video of "tian tian" rolling around in all that snow, which is part of his natural habitat. apparently, people in the d-c area are so tired of being snowed in, one of them actually challenged the panda to a snow battle.this is jeffrey perez, dressed in a panda suit, rolling around in the snow just like the panda. after seeing the zoo video... perez says he knew he finally had a use for that panda suit
clouds will slowly start to build after lunchtime as we get ready for a cold front heading our way overnight. highs increase to 440f by 4 p.m. with partly cloudy conditions. a cold front will move through the ohio valley tonight. due to temperatures in the upper 30s, this will fall as rain tonight. light, spotty showers will continue into the tuesday morning drive. in all, we are look at less than a tenth of an inch of rain so this is a rather minor system. temperatures will actually be at their warmest on tuesday just after midnight. this definitely keeps our precipitation liquid for the morning hours. but as the day progresses, temperatures slowly fall as skies stay mostly cloudy. by 4 p.m., temperatures will be approaching the freezing mark. we can't rule out a few flurries on tuesday evening for the drive home, maybe a quick dusting. a gradual warm-up to 40s and near 50 degrees will take us into the
all you "making a murderer" fans...there's about to be a book. book.the netflix series that debuted in december got a huge buzz and created debate over the handling of the murder trial of steven avery, who was ultimately convicted.the prosecutor in the case, ken kratz, is now writing a book - he says, to give murder victim teresa halbach a voice. actress andie macdowell is defending herself after complaining on twitter about being bumped from first class. instead of calling it coach, she called it "tourist" class. class.macdowell says an american airlines employee made her go back to tourist class with her dog, despite having paid for a first class ticket.people were immediately
of the actress being in tourist class.but mcdowell says she's fine in coach... just she doesn't like paying for something and not getting it. digging out.from d-c to philly, removing the snow is a big job for some heavy equipment. new information from court about what happened in the moments leading up to a deadly new year's eve crash. remembering lauren.grieving at milford high school this afternoon after a classmate
students and teachers at milford high school are grieving today, less than 24 hours after a junior was killed in a car crash. crash.counselors from the clermont county crisis team are inside the school, talking to the student body... after lauren wilfong... a junior ... died yesterday. she was driving southbound on glendale milford road when her 2006 toyota solara ran off the right side of the road. police say she overcorrected, crossed the middle line, and collided head on with another car. the other driver was not hurt. lauren had been enrolled in milford schools since eighth grade. principal josh kauffman described her as a "fine young lady and fine representative of milford high school." new information came out in court today, in the case of a crash that killed a couple on new year's eve.according to court documents, someone tried
driving right before the crash. but police say he got behind the wheel anyway. huffman is charged with two counts of murder.he's accused of driving impaired on kentucky 17, hitting david and ella mcnay's suv head on.today in court, a judge denied huffman bond and ordered him to find and pay for his own attorney. 9 on your side has just learned the four men charged in a deadly west chester shooting will all be tried separately. police say the shooting actually started with a robbery. justin koch, demarcus staley, jibril willingham, and rodney foster are all charged with killing tyler kassow earlier this month.we've learned from investigators that staley and foster went into the house for marijuana, there was a gun struggle, the gun fired and the bullet hit kassow in the head. the young mother shot while driving along reading road earlier this month...has died...and now family members hope homicide detectives can solve the case. case. iesha williams' car crashed in bond hill january 14-th.police say different shell casings at the scene
have been a gun battle between iesha's passenger and someone shooting from another car. police have not said yet whether they know who the passenger in iesha's car was. witnesses say he ran away after the car crashed. the massive east coast blizzard is over but the clean up is only beginning.as scott mclean shows us, officials in some of the biggest cities are encouraging their citizens to continue to be patient. it will not be business as usual monday -- as east coast cities like baltimore, philadelphia, new york, and the washington, d.c. area continue digging out from the region's major weekend blizzard.on sunday, baltimore mayor, stephanie rawlings- blake said the clean up will take time(mayor stephanie rawlings-blake, baltimore, maryland) i'm asking for residents to continue to be patient. in philadelphia, the airport resumed service sunday and septa officials said most mass transit will slowly get back online throughout the day (jeffrey d. knueppel, septa general manager) we haven't operated these trains in a couple of days now. we're
people in early to make sure they operate, but it is going to be a slow start.the new york travel ban was lifted and area subway and rail lines will run today but mayor deblasio encouraged residents to avoid driving(mayor bill de blasio, new york city) leave your car where it is. don't try to shovel it out today. today.and here in washington, d.c. area, the federal government, as well as maryland and virginia state governments are closed again today as officials continue clean up efforts.(gov. terry mcauliffe, (d) virginia) this was a major event. there was a tremendous amount of snow. i caution everybody. it's going to take a while to remove all of this snow.so most of the major routes here in dc are largely clear of snow, so why isn't the government back to work? well, i'll show you. this is the process that has to take place. because of the volume of snow that we're dealing with, it literally has to go in to those front-end loaders and then loaded into dump trucks and then taken offsite. it is a time consuming process as you can see. it's also a very expensive process. early estimates for the cost of this
between $350 and $750 million dollars, that's lost wages, lost revenue, and of course the cost of cleaning up all this snow. reporting in d.c., i'm scott mclean, now back to you. lake cumberland got more than 20 inches of snow.and now some estimates show there have been millions of dollars in damage done, as docks collapsed and boats sank around the lake. suffering the worst of the damage ... a 115 foot, three story, half a million dollar houseboat, now almost submerged.at least 7 of the lake's marinas saw boats and docks damaged in the storm. a retired u-s ambassador who helped negotiate the release of an ohio man from north korea two years ago says he does not expect to be involved in any talks regarding cincinnati native otto warmbier.the wyoming high school graduate is still in a north korean prison, accused of hostile acts against the country. country.tony hall helped get
of north korea when he was being held for trying to spread christianity.hall says he got involved only because fowle's family requested his help. just one week to go. presidential candidates are working hard to shore up support ahead of the iowa caucus.and as kenneth moton reports, as all eyes turn to the hawkeye state - there is now speculation that a second billionaire could join the race. the final sprint to the iowa caucuses... sot - donald trump / (r) presidential candidate "it's crunch time folks. i mean, i wanna win iowa, i really wanna win it. sot - hillary clinton / (d) presidential candidate "i know some of you are still shopping. i like to shop too." 7 days to go and the candidates for president have the hawkeye state in their sights...all week. bernie sanders...with the biggest crowds. nats - "woah there's a lot of people here" donald trump...also packed the house...the gop frontrunner feeling unstoppable. sot - donald trump / (r) presidential candidate "i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose voters."
billionaire could join the race. abc news has learned former new york city mayor michael bloomberg will consider an independent run after super tuesday in march... clinton responded on nbc's meet the press. (nbc - meet the press) sot - hillary clinton / (d) presidential candidate "the way i read what he said was if i didn't get the nomination he might consider it. well, i'm going to relieve him of that and get the nomination so he doesn't have to." clinton raked in the endorsements over the weekend. nats "...ted cruz yells..." this morning, ted cruz got the support of former texas governor rick perry. but it's sarah palin's endorsement of trump that brought the laughs on saturday night live... (saturday night live) natsot -- darrel hammond: "she's a firecracker. she's a real pistol. she's crazy, isn't she?" tina fey: "ka-ka- ka-ka-ka-ka-ka!" kenneth moton oncam close: recent polls for iowa still have trump and sanders in the lead. today alone, all of the candidates have more than two dozen campaign stops in iowa planned. kenneth moton, abc news washington
aurora are looking for 2 men caught on camera who, they say, used stolen credit cards to rack up purchases. investigators say the men in this video used the stolen information to shop at two different stores in the western hills area the day after christmas.call aurora police at 812-926-1101 if you recognize either of them. a water crisis similar to the one in flint, michigan, is now being felt in northern ohio ... in sebring, people are being told not to drink the water, and the high school is closed after the e-p-a found elevated traces of lead in the water.the city manager says the problems began when the water plant was updated and it started to produce what they call aggressive water... meaning it's more acidic and will leach copper and lead out of the pipes.emergency officials are now giving out bottled water. more than 100 special olympic athletes from kentucky are at perfect north today. today.they're participating in practice and time trials for the special olympics kentucky state winter games.athletes
skiing and snowboarding events. this is the 19th year perfect trials. this week parents in ohio can learn more about what options are available for their children's education.it's part of 'national school choice week," which raises awareness about alternatives to traditional public schools... like online learning.more than 700 education-related events are planned across ohio over the next several days... we have a link to locations and times on w-c-p-o dot com. emergency clinics are popping up all over the tri-state.but consumer reporter john matarese says there are some critical questions you need to ask before treatment, so you don't waste your money. chiropractors, acupuncturists. they're called alternative medicine.but the alternative is getting more popular every day.
when it feels like an emergency, you just want help, and fast....but knowing exactly what kind of emergency facility you're walking into...could save you...in more ways than one. consumer reporter john matarese shows you how...so you don't waste your money. money. break a wrist...cut yourself opening up a can of soup....or you just dont fell well?before you head to the emergency room, we have a warning about the big bill you that may result from your visit. ----------------have you seen all those freestanding
over?they're convenient, have plenty of parking, and still have the name of your favorite hospital.but a new report in readers digest says many visitors end up with a big surprise:that's because they cost just as much as the hospital e-r....without all the specialists and high tech equipment.it says if its just a minor cut, bruise or fever, look for an independent urgent care...that could end up several hundred dollars cheaper.-------------2 secs separator--------------and from the doesn't that stink file...and even bigger e-r surprise:going to an in- network emergency room, but getting hit with out of network rates!doesn't that stink!readers digest says make sure the doctor and anesthesiologist who are treating you are in your insurance company's network.if you have a few minutes....and its not critical....ask some critical questions. questions.please....if its an emergency by all means seek emergency care. and go to the er nearest to you.but if minutes arent critical....take a second and think about where you really should go, so you dont waste your money.i'm john
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at noon complimentary, sometimes called alternative, medicine is something that a growing number of americans swear by. and as karla barguiarena reports, they seem to be putting their money where their aches and pains are. acupuncture, chiropractic therapy and massage? effective or not -- and there's little scientific evidence -- a growing number of americans are seeking out these therapies. c-d-c researchers finding that in 2012, more than 8 percent of americans reported using a chiropractor ? nearly 7 percent said they looked to massage therapy? and about 2 percent trying acupuncture. the popularity of all three up, compared to ten years prior. but perhaps the biggest surprise? most people using any of these alternative therapies are willing to pay out of pocket , since insurance doesn't usually pick up the bill -- and when it does, it is usually only
treatments worth the money, covered or not? there's still not much strong science. the best approach, of course, is to talk with your doctor ? to see if a complementary therapy is safe for you. if you get a green light -- try it, and see if it's worth handing over your cash. kb abcn let's turn to your forecast now with a live look from skycam 9. 9.i'm joined now by meteorologist jennifer ketchmark... clouds will slowly start to build after lunchtime as we get ready for a cold front heading our way overnight. highs increase to 440f by 4 p.m. with partly cloudy conditions. a cold front will move through the ohio valley in the upper 30s, this will spotty showers will continue drive. in all, we are look at less than a tenth of an inch of rain so this is a rather minor system. temperatures will actually be at their warmest on tuesday just after midnight. this definitely keeps our precipitation liquid for the morning hours. but as the day progresses, temperatures slowly fall as skies stay mostly cloudy. by 4 p.m., temperatures will be approaching the freezing mark. we can't rule out a few flurries on tuesday evening for the drive home, maybe a quick dusting. a gradual warm-up to 40s and near 50
and super bowl social media... the trending topics in the tri-state... the local athletes with a chance at that super bowl ring... and the adorable moment with peyton and his son that everyone is talking about. join tanya o'rourke and me for the now cincinnati, today at 4. let's get one last check of your forecast.clouds continue to slowly build across the tri-state today. highs top out at 44 this afternoon. light, spotty rain showers will fall tonight into the tuesday morning drive. and the big story going into this weekend is a warmup, i'll show you how warm coming up! that's 9 on your side at noon for this monday.we'll see you again at four for the now cincinnati. cincinnati.and don't forget - keep 9 on your side - at your side - everywhere you go. download the wcpo 9 on your